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Multichannel Retailers and the Online Dilemma

Europe’s multichannel leaders will generate most of their sales growth online over the next 5 years. What are the implications?
Topics: Amazon Casino Sainsbury's E. Leclerc Tesco

Why Amazon Needs Stores to Win in Europe

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Amazon now generates 8.1% of total revenues from physical stores. Could this be a growth strategy for Europe?
Topics: Amazon Sainsbury's Ocado Morrisons Tesco

Secrets of Europe’s Most Productive Grocers

Some grocery banners across Europe truly excel at maximizing their sales density. But why are they so productive? LZ Retailytics compared the best in class to figure out the secret behind their success and found many similarities.
Topics: Sainsbury's Schwarz Group Aldi Esselunga Colruyt Group Morrisons Tesco Azbuka Vkusa

Sainsbury's Asda Deal: A New Giant Emerges

Sainsbury’s proposed merger with Asda is the biggest takeover in UK food retailing. If it goes ahead, Sainsbury’s would become #6 in Europe and create a UK duopoly with Tesco. To us, the move also signals the start of a European exit for Walmart.
Topics: Sainsbury's Walmart

A Stronger Tesco: Reasserting its Market Position

With its recent acquisition of Booker and strong annual results, LZ Retailytics forecasts show that Tesco will grow its UK leadership and surpass Carrefour to become Europe’s third largest grocery retailer by 2023.
Topics: Sainsbury's Tesco

Private Label - The Omnichannel Secret Weapon

Grocery e-commerce may be turning various established retail habits upside down, but it seems impossible for this format to neglect private labels. In Europe, the channel holds the second largest private label share.
Topics: Amazon Sainsbury's E. Leclerc Walmart Tesco

Grocers Report Mixed UK Christmas Trading

Leading UK grocers have this week recorded their sales performance over the recent Christmas period. Stronger performances from price focused Morrisons and the German hard discounters contrasted against pressures on M&S and Waitrose. Market leader Tesco put in a steady performance.
Topics: Marks & Spencer Sainsbury's Schwarz Group Morrisons Tesco John Lewis Partnership

Tesco Launches Plant-Based Private Label Range

Tesco has launched ‘Wicked Kitchen’, a range of 20 plant-based dishes, which will be sold in 600 stores from this week. The range was developed by Derek Sarno, former Global Executive Chef for Whole Foods Market, who is now working for Tesco PLC.
Topics: Sainsbury's Tesco John Lewis Partnership

Sainsbury’s Launches Argos at Convenience Stores

UK grocer Sainsbury’s has announced plans to add Argos click and collect points to 100 convenience stores following a successful trial. Shoppers will be able to pick up online orders from a selection of 40,000 items from Argos, as well as Sainsbury’s TU clothing range.
Topics: Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s Records Strong Uplift

Sales of warm weather items including fruit & vegetables, summer clothes and fans boosted Sainsbury’s first quarter sales. Retail sales increased 2.7% during the period with like-for-like sales up 2.3%.
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